NEWS and EVENTS (updated 27th April 2015)
Study of new treatment for Adult ADHD
Are you or do you know an adult (18+) in the UK who is willing to be a test subject in a study of a new medicine for ADHD?
They still need to recruit a few adult test subjects!
The best candidates for the study:
1. Have a diagnosis of ADHD
2. Do not use cannabis on a regular basis or are willing to stop for 1 month prior to entering the study
3. Would not be on stimulant medicines or willing to stop for duration of the trial
4. Can visit the centre at King's College in London on 2 occasions at the start of the trial and 6-weeks later
Anyone interested should email Professor Asherson
this important work is completed we will have broadened our
understanding of treating ADHD. The study's significance is monumental
as it will lay important groundwork for further research into treating
ADHD such as a full-scale clinical trial which allows this promising new
medicine to be prescribed for ADHD around the world.
If you fit
the criteria please consider joining the study, and if you know anyone
else in UK who you think might be interested then please let them know
about it.... this is an amazing opportunity to move the science forward
for us all!
ADHD on Radio Oxford
Interview with Alison Thompson starts around 10 minutes in.
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Study of ADHD children and sleep interventions
recent article in the British Medical Journal describes a study in
which parents were given training about management of their child's
concludes that brief behavioural sleep intervention modestly improves
the severity of ADHD symptoms in a community sample of children with
ADHD, most of whom were taking stimulant medications.
intervention also improved the children's sleep, behaviour, quality of
life, and functioning, with most benefits sustained to six months
post−intervention. The intervention may be suitable for use in primary
and secondary care.
ADHD Oxfordshire radio interviews 2014
Hear the experiences of an adult with ADHD
Responding to claims about parents and behaviour